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USAO Press Release – Jackson Resident Sentenced to Prison for Firearms and Drug Trafficking
Jackson Resident Sentenced to Prison For Firearms and Drug Trafficking
Edward Donnell Ammons, 34 of Jackson, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Carlton W. Reeves to 188 months in prison for conspiracy to distribute over 100 grams of heroin and 188 month in prison for firearms, offenses, announced U.S. Attorney Gregory K. Davis. The sentences will be served concurrently.
Ammons distributed heroin on Earle Street in Jackson, Ms. to numerous residents of the Jackson Metro Area. At the time of his arrest, he was found in possession of over 100 grams of heroin and 11 firearms, including pistols and assault rifles.
“Thanks to the dedication and hard work of several state and federal law enforcement agencies, another dangerous criminal has been brought justice.” said U.S. Attorney Gregory Davis. “The lethal combination of guns, and drugs has no place in society. We will continue to seek out and prosecute those who bring drugs and guns into our Mississippi communities.”
This case was investigated by the High Intensity Dug Trafficking Area Task Force headed by the Drug Enforcement Administration with the valuable assistance of the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives. The case was prosecuted by the Deputy Criminal Chief Darren J. LaMarca.